Career Assessments

When exploring majors and careers, considering your interests, personality, strengths, skills, and values is an important part of the process - in order to make informed and satisfying decisions. Career assessments are a great place to start! Below are several options of career assessments to take as part of your decision-making process about majors, internships, career paths, and more. At any time, you can meet with a Career Counselor to discuss assessments that best meet your needs and how to apply what you’ve learned.

In-Depth Assessments

The following assessments can be taken through the Career Center. After completing an assessment, an appointment is scheduled with a counselor for interpretation of the results. The cost is $16 per assessment for students and alumni or $50 per assessment for community members.

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Strong Interest Inventory

Strong Interest Inventory® - compares your interests to the interests of people happily employed in a wide variety of occupations and identifies both majors and job titles related to your interests.

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® - identifies your “personality type” which can be related to potential career choices and working environments.

CliftonStrengths for Students

CliftonStrengths for Students™ - identifies your strengths and relates them to your educational and career plans.

Self Assessments

The following assessments are free and available online.

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CAREERwise Interest Inventory

CAREERwise Interest Inventory - identifies your interest profile and related career categories you may enjoy. Similar to the Strong Interest Inventory®

Personal Style Inventory

Personal Style Inventory - identifies your “personality type”. Similar to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®

Skills Inventory

Skills Inventory - helps you identify your work-related skills.

Work Values Assessments

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CareerOneStop Values Sort Activity

CareerOneStop Values Sort Activity - use this tool to match your career values with possible career paths.

Values Ranking Activity

The following is a list of common career values. Rank order the list using “1” as the most important to determine what is important to you and to better understand how your values can impact your career choices. Feel free to add additional values to the list important to you that are not included here.

___ Job security

___ Problem solving

___ Receiving sufficient training and supervision

___ Creativity

___ Working with your hands

___ Salary and benefits

___ High sense of achievement

___ Professional development

___ Working with people

___ Independence

___ Work-life balance

___ Routine activity

___ Variety

___ Safety

___ Getting along with co-workers

___ Being physically active

___ Leadership

___ Opportunities for advancement

___ Location

___ Helping others

___ Flexible schedule

___ Diversity

___ Recognition

___ Status

___ Environment/sustainability